5 Dead in Chemical Plant Fire

Interested in learning more about fire protection for chemical plants?  Click here.

chemical plant fire sprinklersCentral China -- A fire ignited in a chemical plant in Central China when workers were repairing a machine at a barium nitrate plant.

At 5:30am on Tuesday, Fire crews were called to the scene.

Six people were seriously injured in the fire, five people died as a result of their injuries.

On Monday, 13 more people died from an explosion at a fireworks plant in the same provice of Hunan.